Arbitration Law for Parenting Coordinators


2016 (TBD)
Description Note: CPD credit renewal pending. The following is based on previous accreditation. This program has been accredited by the Law Society for 2.5 Professionalism Hours and 10.5 Substantive hours. A comprehensive and practical workshop designed to familiarize lawyers and other professionals with the fundamentals of family arbitration practice and law, including:

  • Overview of legislation & regulation
  • Pre-arbitration process & Agreements
  • Motions
  • Screening for power imbalances
  • Arbitrations with self-represented parties
  • Hearing options
  • Evidence basics: witnesses, documents, hearsay, experts and reports, use of reporter
  • Taking notes and keeping a record
  • Dealing with objections and irregularities
  • Ensuring and documenting procedural fairness
  • Meaning of bias and impartiality
  • Writing partial and final awards
  • Managing time and costs for the parties
  • Fees and retainers
  • Appeals and reviews
  • Enforcement of awards

Materials include: Mediation-arbitration/arbitration agreements; check lists; case law excerpts; samples of procedural directions, interim and final awards; and journal articles.

Instructors Elizabeth Hyde and Hilary Linton
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Registration closes a week prior. A 15% admin fee (plus HST) will be charged on cancellations; and no refunds are payable within seven business days of the course. Full payment is due before registration can be confirmed.We reserve the right to change program content, speakers and locations without notice. We reserve the right to cancel any workshop and will provide a 100% refund in such circumstances.
Purchase Options $825 plus HST ($932.25)
Early bird cost: $759.00 plus HST ($857.67)
– pay by October 20, 2015
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Testimonials “Provided the tools to get started”
“Excellent workshop, would attend a sequel”“Excellent presentation and discussion, clear information”“I loved Hilary’s approach, I feel confident in what I need to do. She is very common sense and explains basic principles well”